The Carroll County judge who claimed insurance companies have broken Indiana’s civil litigation system and begged the parties to appeal his ruling to the Indiana Supreme Court has scrubbed his original order of all but two paragraphs that state summary judgment is granted in favor of the defendants.
Angry trial judge calls for changes to civil litigation system: Insurance companies faulted for pursuing frivolous claims
By the third paragraph of the April order granting summary judgment to the defendants, Carroll Circuit Judge Benjamin Diener showed his frustration by declaring, “The civil litigation process in Indiana is broken.”
A trucking company and its driver involved in a fatal collision will not be able to rely on the insurance company’s MCS-90 endorsement after the Indiana Supreme Court ruled the coverage does not apply to an accident during an intrastate trip where non-hazardous materials were being transported.
Two Carroll County sheriff’s deputies have been killed after the car they were in crashed in Central Indiana while heading to assist another agency with a traffic stop.
Police investigating the unsolved slayings of two teenage girls killed during a 2017 hiking trip in Delphi are seeking information from people who had contact with someone who used a fictitious online profile to communicate with young girls.
Despite a convicted man’s claims of compromised health that raised his risk of contracting the novel coronavirus behind bars, the Indiana Court of Appeals determined Monday he wasn’t the sort of offender the Indiana Supreme Court had in mind when it urged courts earlier this year to consider release of detainees who posed little risk.
A northern Indiana lawyer who pleaded guilty to battering his wife has been relieved of a community service condition imposed on his probation.
The chief deputy prosecutor in Carroll County has been appointed to fill a coming vacancy on the county’s superior court bench, succeeding a judge who stepped down amid an escort scandal.
A local news station that successfully sought recorded 911 calls from an ongoing investigation into a deadly Carroll County house fire was handed a reversal Wednesday. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the dispatch center was entitled to withhold the calls as investigatory records of law enforcement agencies.
A northern Indiana couple is facing animal cruelty charges after authorities say three dozen dogs were found living in deplorable conditions at their rural property.
Indiana authorities say they received about 1,000 tips in 24 hours after a news conference earlier this week updating their investigation into the 2017 killings of two teenage girls.
Authorities on Monday released video of a man suspected of killing two Delphi teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows him walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited while out hiking the day they were slain. The Indiana State Police also released a new sketch of […]
A former Carroll County judge has been appointed to oversee the Clinton Superior Court while the sitting judge is deployed on military duty.
A dispute over shoreline rights between a property owner and the association that controls access to part of Lake Freeman in Carroll County will go back to the trial court after the Indiana Court of Appeals granted the property partial relief.
A wrongful death case against a Carroll County contractor and all but one of its subcontractors will continue after the Indiana Court of Appeals found numerous material questions of fact as to whether the companies owed a duty to a man who died while driving through a construction zone in 2013.
The Indiana State Department of Health says 95 first responder agencies in 34 rural counties will receive opioid overdose antidote kits. The agency announced Wednesday it’s awarding $127,000 in funding to provide nearly 3,400 naloxone kits and training to the first responders.
A northern Indiana county prosecutor is stepping down as police investigations continue into the deaths of two teenagers near a recreation trail and four young sisters during a house fire.
Indiana investigators are looking into whether a man arrested in Colorado for allegedly threatening people along a hiking trail with a hatchet could be linked to the February killing of two teenage hikers in Delphi.